Here’s a helpful infographic for Presidents Day, see if you can spot the odd men out. While you reflect on that, ponder another mystery. Turkey’s Mad Sultan, Erdogan, is shelling Syian army and Kurdish positions near Aleppo as Saudi Arabia flies planes into Incirlik for raids against Assad forces.
Some think that the Mad Sultan and his friends will invade Syria to protect their ISIS proxy army and lift the siege of Aleppo. Russia, presumably, will run away like a scolded cat. Or, on the other hand, it will destroy the crazed Sultan’s invading phalanx and shoot down Saudi Arabia’s airforce. Which course of action do you think Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is most likely to take?
As this drama plays out in the hot sands of the Levant, Blue Eschaton guards the Compound against the impending apocalypse and I’m off to the range for some small arms practice.
Never trust a hippy,